Redgrove's Wife

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Bloodaxe, 2006 - Poetry - 94 pages
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Dealing with lament and celebration, this book focuses on the life and death of the poet's husband, coupled with the loss of her father. It confronts grief, depression and aging. It also includes other poems inspired by a variety of subjects, from Cornish history and landscape to time, weather, spiders and postal regulations.

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Redgraves Wife
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Penelope Shuttle was born in Middlesex in 1947. She lives in Cornwall with her husband Peter Redgrave, and their daughter Zoe. Her previous works of poetry include The Orchard Upstairs, The Child Stealer, Adventures with my Horse, The Lion From Rio, and Taxing the Rain.

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